Tagged: rhythm

you held me

you held me
for as long
as i needed to be
held, and then
even longer, love
has a way
of perfecting
the beat

.
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the daylight saving

the daylight saving
plan often includes
getting stuck in unusual
times and spaces. whether
we are fast-forwarding the
REM state or forfeiting
an hour to drinks,
we are on the losing
end as the minutes
tango by. careful –
do not be drawn by
the nostalgic rhythm
.
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before music became

before music became
portable
, it could tickle
the toes, pull on our
skirts, tease our rhythms,
and make small talk
with memories. it is
no small wonder then
that we pack the trains
every morning, side
by side, plugged in,
absorbed, seeing
without looking
.
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about the fire that

about the fire that
spreads into the
bones, the rhythm of
the flames that
licks our feet
you have it,
and i have it –
awash in music,
we are at once
lit up
.
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sometimes Spring

sometimes Spring
arrives, already
heavy
, heart
caught on the
stormy rhythm
of a skirt
loose in the wind
.
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